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Annie Blake is an Australian writer and divergent thinker. She is a wife and mother of five children. She started school as an EAL student and was raised and, continues to live in a multicultural and industrial location in the West of Melbourne. Her research aims to exfoliate branches of psychoanalysis and metaphysics. She is currently focusing on in medias res and arthouse writing. She enjoys exploring symbology and the surreal and phantasmagorical nature of unconscious material. Her work is best understood when interpreted like dreams. She holds a Bachelor of Teaching (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) and a Graduate Diploma in Education (Australian Catholic University).

She is a member of the C G Jung Society of Melbourne and Existentialist Society in Melbourne. You can visit her on annieblakethegatherer.blogspot.com.au and https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009445206990.



Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Metapsychosis, Witch Craft Magazine, Three Drops From a Cauldron, Visitant, Lonesome October Lit, Menacing Hedge, The Cerurove, The Wax Paper, Neologism Poetry Journal, Blakelight, Minetta Review, Hungry Chimera Magazine, The Writing Disorder, The Lark, Misfitmagazine.net/, The Furious Gazelle, Gone Lawn, Futures Trading, Cat on a Leash Review, 45th Parallel, Communion Arts Journal, Borrowed Solace, Gambling the Aisle, The RavensPerch, West Texas Literary Review, Typehouse Literary Magazine, Riggwelter Press, Lady Blue Literary Arts Journal, The Hunger, The Slag Review, Sky Island Journal, Trampset, Anomaly Literary Journal, Haikuniverse, North of Oxford, Blue Heron Review, Mascara Literary Review, Red Savina Review, Antipodes, Uneven Floor, The Voices Project, Into the Void, Southerly, Hello Horror, Verity La, GFT Press, About Place Journal, Gravel, Australian Poetry Journal, Cordite Poetry Review and elsewhere.


Her Poem 'The Toys We Play With' has been nominated for the 2019 Puschart Prize by Misfitmagazine.net.

Her Fiction ‘How I Swallowed a Snake’ has been nominated for the 2018 Pushcart Prize by The Slag Review.

Her poem ‘These Grey Streets’ was nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prize by Vine Leaves Literary Journal.

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Thrilled to have my Experimental Prose 'The Concubine' accepted by Menacing Hedge. I would like to thank Kelly Boyker (Founding Editor) & Amanda Gowin (Fiction Editor) for publishing my audio recording and drafts in the 'Scary Bush' section in the journal. This piece has been published in the Summer 2018 Edition (June) - Seattle, Washington 
The Concubine

Friday, 18 May 2018

Rapt to have my Experimental Prose 'Rue of Maiorum' accepted for publication by Managing Editor, Kate Garrett. It will appear in Lonesome October Lit on Friday the 13th of July - Sheffield, England 
Rue of Maiorum

Thursday, 3 May 2018

A big thank you to Christopher Fields (Editor) for accepting my three poems 'Desire', 'Sex Complex' and 'Vanishing Point' for Neologism Poetry Journal. Rapt to be published here again! (November Issue) - Greenfield, Massachusetts
Desire, Sex Complex,Vanishing Point,The Ritual
Thrilled to have my two experimental prose pieces 'Woman of the Apocalypse' and 'The Crying Room' accepted by The Cerurove. A big thank you to Tanya Singh (Founder & Editor-in-Chief), Robert Okaji (Genre Editor) and the team for their support and encouragement. The pieces will go live in Issue Three - International
Woman of the Apocalypse & The Crying Room

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

A big thank you to Christopher Fields, Editor for accepting my poems 'The Prohibition of Aphrodite',  'The Rooting of Birds', 'Child of the Well', 'The House' and 'Deus Meus, Deus Meus, Ut Quid Dereliquisti Me' for publication in Neologism Poetry Journal (April, 2018) - Greenfield, Massachusetts
Deus Meus, Deus Meus, Ut Quid Dereliquisti Me, The Prohibition of Aphrodite, The Rooting of Birds, Eating Roses, The House, Child of the Well